A Henryville school that was devastated by a tornado last year is organizing a fundraiser, and local Red Cross chapters are managing volunteers and donations.
Several buildings in Henryville have been restored, but much work still needs to be done.
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Henryville is still recovering from the March tornado, and some residents are only beginning the process of building their homes.
A Henryville restaurant which has been closed for months is reopening -- with a new name commemorating the natural disaster which devastated the area.
Henryville students return to school Tuesday after last spring's tornadoes ripped through the community.
A statewide effort is underway to help Southern Indiana families who lost homes in the March 2 tornadoes.
Their school was almost completely destroyed by an EF-4 tornado on March 2.
Henryville students are attending a makeshift school at the Mid-America Science Park in Scottsburg.
Governor Mitch Daniels was notified Thursday night that five Indiana counties hit hard by storms in February and March, would receive federal assistance.